Augmented Military

The influx of augmented and virtual reality tech finds combat applications

Implications - Although a pattern that can be observed across industries, virtual and augmented reality technology has found a host of particularly effective applications for military personnel. Especially effective for replicating the emotional stresses of combat, virtual and augmented reality technology has seen militaristic applications for both in-field and training scenarios. Such uses of the technology serve to prove that these innovations are not a mere form of entertainment, but have essential and at times crucial industrial applications.
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This Year and Mild Top 5 Examples: 11,435 Total Clicks Apr 14 - Feb 16
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Augmented Reality Eyewear - The ODG Smart Glasses Are Blowing Minds At CES 2015
SCORE: 6.5
Hot 4,689 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 15
Augmented Reality Eyewear
The ODG Smart Glasses Are Blowing Minds At CES 2015
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Augmented-Reality War Simulators - The U.S. Army is Developing These Futuristic Warfare Simulators
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Warm 2,694 Clicks Pub: Apr 6, 14
Augmented-Reality War Simulators
The U.S. Army is Developing These Futuristic Warfare Simulators
The US Army is developing a warfare simulator that sounds like it’s straight out of a sci-fi war movie. The ‘Future Holistic Training Environment Live Synthetic’ program integrates... [More]
Virtual Reality Command Centres - The Portable Command Centre is a Virtual Military Command Post
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Mild 3,009 Clicks Pub: May 22, 15
Virtual Reality Command Centres
The Portable Command Centre is a Virtual Military Command Post
The Portable Command Centre is a portable military command post, envisioned by BAE Systems that will allow for unprecedented levels of flexibility and control over military operations. The... [More]
VR Shooting Simulators - VirTra Helps Law Enforcement Improve Shooting Accuracy, Virtually
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Mild 848 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 15
VR Shooting Simulators
VirTra Helps Law Enforcement Improve Shooting Accuracy, Virtually
VirTra is a portable firearm and combat training simulator that provides realistic visuals to improve accuracy during difficult real-world scenarios. The virtual reality system can be set up with up... [More]
VR Peacekeeping Games - This Online Role-Playing Game Teaches Peacekeeping Skills
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This Year and Mild 195 Clicks Pub: Feb 26, 16
VR Peacekeeping Games
This Online Role-Playing Game Teaches Peacekeeping Skills
‘Gaming for Peace’ is an online role-playing games that uses VR technology to teach peacekeeping skills. While video games have often been criticized for promoting violent and aggressive... [More]